Hiring the wrong attorney can make or break a case. Likewise, it is important for attorneys to be selective about the cases they take and the clients they work with. Keep these three aspects in mind to build a solid attorney-client relationship: Practice Effective Communication One of the most critical aspects of an attorney-client relationship is […]
New lawyers, established lawyers, and lawyers on the verge of retirement have something in common: they don’t want legal malpractice lawsuits. No lawyer wants to deal with the costs, hassles, and reputation damage of a lawsuit. We’ve covered ways to avoid malpractice claims before, but we cannot stress enough how important it is to communicate […]
A large number of malpractice claims arise from lawyers taking on matters for which they lack experience or knowledge. Here are some things to know about dabbling, with a focus on three practice areas: immigration, bankruptcy and collections, and real estate.
Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
Several of WILMIC’s insured attorneys and others have questioned how to formally execute documents without being in the physical presence of the signatory during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The WI Supreme Court has now created a “Temporary Mailbox Rule” for those attorneys who do not have access to the Court System’s eFiling system.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has issued an order that allows attorneys to file notices of appearances, motions and responses to motions by email in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.
For someone to be able to call their lawyer and unburden themselves with even one issue on their to-do list provides them a tremendous amount of relief from the stress they are feeling.
The challenges of attorneys working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic is a top priority for the State Bar of Wisconsin. The April 2020 issue of the Bar’s bi-weekly newsletter InsideTrack offers some great articles and resources.
Now, with the coronavirus pandemic keeping most of us working at home, it is even more important that you keep your clients informed.